Friday, March 30, 2018

Beware of Scammers!!

Beware!! Scam callers use the threat of being arrested as a way to scare victims into giving money. Don't fall for it!! No sworn or civilian member of the Sheriff’s Office makes calls to ask citizens for money on a prepaid card for missing jury duty or any other reason.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Accokeek Academy Cadets with Sheriff High and Col. Palmer to set up interview with NBC Washington about the Positive Cadet Monitoring Program #PGSOisEverywhere

Amazing time this morning at the Accokeek Academy with NBC News 4 Molette Green #PGSOisEverywhere

Deputies Mentor Students Through Cadet Program

A program in Prince George's County Public Schools is making a big difference in the community. It brings sheriff's deputies and middle school students together for lessons of leadership and accountability. News 4's Molette Green is live this morning with details on how it's helping teens countywide. 

Monday, March 12, 2018

#PGSO attends 2018 St.Patrick's Day Parade in Washington D.C #PGSOISEVERYWHERE

#PGSO Col. Palmer speaks with CTV News about how to protect yourself from Phone scams #PGSOISEVERYWHERE

Media Advisory Alert: Sheriff Impersonator Phone Scam #PGSO

Media Advisory Alert: Sheriff Impersonator Phone Scam

Upper Marlboro, MD…The Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff’s Communications and Public Relations Division has received several calls from victims of a telephone scam involving someone attempting to scam money while claiming to be a representative of the Sheriff’s Office. The Office of the Sheriff does not make phone calls on behalf of the courts regarding jury duty, nor do we ask citizens for money. Scammers use the law enforcement angle to scare victims into giving them money. Scammers often ask for a transfer of funds through the use of gift cards or wire transactions. Please do not engage these individuals over the phone because they are attempting to obtain your personal information for their financial gain.

Sheriff Melvin C. High is asking the media to advise citizens of these scams. If anyone receives a call to contact the Prince Georges County Police at 301-772-4420 to file an incident report.

For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.